Rise and Shine

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3/17/19

The earth is forgiving,
following winter,
does spring not grow?
You understand
nature’s cycles,
even as you wish
for no more snow,
your relationship
with earth,
can teach you much
about yourself,
and with a teacher
such as Nature,
might you marvel
at the earth’s wealth?

When fields are barren,
trees are bare,
do you not see
what is at their
core,
there is beauty when
you look
and really see the
forest floor,
and do you not
rejoice
and cheer on,
each growing sprout
of green that finds
the warmth of the sun,
that brings new hope,
and invites all
to rise and shine.

Do you not understand
rebirth,
new growth is something
that you do,
you have cycles,
there is change,
are you not morphing
always into something
new,
like nature,
might you be patient,
as each season of
you unfolds,
sometimes reflective,
diving deep,
at times playful
or very bold.

Might you,
be forgiving,
as the earth has
shown you how,
there is hope,
always new beginnings,
as spring is wishing
to show you now –
reach for the sun,
soak up the Light,
let it activate each
cell in you –
follow the Light,
this Light of Love
is shining brightly
always for You.

Stretch

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1/31/19

When building
is there not attention placed
on the foundation
as you begin,
does any s
tructure need
solid footing,
so what you add next
is solid within,
think of a tree trunk
that is sturdy,
no matter how strong
the wind –
with grounding and
with a solid foundation,
is that not what steadies
every limb?

You may feel
“out on a limb”,
when you are trying
something new,
when you stretch yourself
to experience
an expansive you,
know that like the
sturdy tree,
that has its roots
deep in the dirt,
are you not grounded
in your foundation,
even as you reach
beyond the earth?

For every limb or
branch,
that reaches up
to the sun,
the trunk of the tree
provides the foundation
for every new bud,
let new growth
build upon you,
you are anchored
at your core,
you are balanced
as human and soul,
expanding always
and opening doors.

Sturdy is your foundation,
supported by the
Love of All That Is,
let your reach
be never-ending,
as you expand
to All of This.

Illuminating

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1/21/19

Can you see the Light?
In the darkness of
night,
is that not when
a Light is bright –
illuminating a path
for you to see?

And when you follow
the Light,
there may be rocks
that you must climb,
but it does not
take much Light
for you to see.

Be it sun or
be it moon,
the Light you see
is a reflection
of You,
your Love can be a
spark of Eternal Truth,
when you shine
your Light
for All to see.

Can you Be the Light?
Where there is darkness
might you shine
so bright,
your Light illuminates
your way back
Home to You.

Learning to Fly

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1/11/19

Prepare.
Let go.

This may appear
to be a paradox,
but yet as human
and soul,
do you not prepare
for the ego
and with soul’s nudges,
let go?

You all have
inherent gifts,
that rise up to
be seen and
heard,
might you develop
your innate treasures,
not unlike a
baby bird?

A baby bird
develops feathers
while it is nested
high and dry,
receiving gifts,
building strength
and nourishment,
waiting for when
the time is
right.

And when it is
ready
to try wings out,
yes, bird might be
hesitant,
but is it not
its innate purpose
to spread its wings
and leave the
nest?

Once you recognize
your purpose,
it may be one
or maybe a few,
deep within you is
a calling
that rises up when
you hear You,
when your heart
fills with Joy,
when you cannot
not answer back –
you know then you
are ready
to spread your wings,
knowing Love has
your back.

Prepare.
Let go.
Repeat this often
as you live –
two sides of You
working together,
to create,
to Be
a loving Gift.

Winds of Change

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1/09/19

When winds of change
blow in your direction,
do you sometimes
steel yourself
against the shift,
you may resist
changing your perspective,
ego does not want
to change any
of this.

When you look around
in any direction,
yes, you may see
how far you have
come,
but when you truly
shift your human
perspective,
is that not when
you realize,
You Are always
One?

The human side of you
may make big changes,
even small things
can make you
sweat,
but your soul
is always steady –
ready to be with you
if you will let,
you need not prove
anything to your
True Essence,
is Love not a constant
that you sometimes
forget?

Yes, change happens
often at the surface,
but when you dive down
deeper, still –
here is your familiar,
your ever-present,
Love is always available
to your free will.

When branches sway
in the winds of change,
you are always held
by the Trunk of Love –
let your roots
be strong,
let Love remind you –
You Are always You
and Here is where
you belong.

Riding Waves

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12/18/18

You see how vast
is the ocean,
are you not in awe
of the power
it holds,
it reaches from one
shore to another,
so wide you cannot
see where it ends,
its depths are still
a mystery,
is it not another world
the ocean has
within?

Might you imagine
you are the ocean,
with surface waves
that are affected
by the shore,
weather,
currents
can stir you up,
on sunny, calm days
you are peaceful
once more.

At your depths
are you not part
of another world,
not affected
by what happens above,
is there not a stillness,
a place for reflection,
a chance to sense
your innate qualities
of Love?

It may be a challenge
to sense your vastness,
how deep and wide
your Essence does reach,
you may think you
are a drop of water,
but you are the
ocean
and you are every
beach.

You are the waves
of choppy water,
you are the deep
stillness that
balances the flow –
do not limit yourself
as you are limitless,
though you may
not always know.

Sense the Strength
in your very Be-ing,
do not fear
how powerful
you are –
let Love be the
boat that carries
you,
in every moment,
be it near
or be it far.

Ride the waves
that are on the
surface,
feel the stillness
that runs deep
within you,
a drop
or the entire
ocean,
You Are One –
with All of Love
within You.

Love’s Palette

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12/13/18

Does not the sky
put on a show,
morning sun
or evening’s glow,
does sky not use
whatever palette
that is there –
sun, clouds
or moisture
in the air,
do you not look
at sky
throughout the
day,
to see what it
creates anew
everyday?

Like sky,
can you take
what gathers
around you,
making your own
creation
with what flows
through you,
it may be simple
or quite complex,
with Love,
what will you be
inspired
to create next –
use a palette
made up of
Peace, Joy
and Love –
and live your Truth
like the limitless
sky above.

You are as constant
as the sky,
a creation of Love,
be it day
or be it night,
shining brightly as
the sun
or twinkling star,
your palette
contains the colors
of the Love
That You Are.